PRESS RELEASE:  Final Witnesses & Arguments in Restraining Order Hearing Chinese Cultural Center                    

Press Release 

Today, Tuesday 9:30 AM, November 28, 2017

For immediate release: 


The judge in the Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center case will hear testimony and final arguments today in the Restraining Order hearing between the two owners of the Center. The Szechwan Palace Restaurant was awarded a Temporary Restraining Order on Wednesday, September 28, 2017, preventing True North from replacing the iconic Chinese roof tiles, relocating the Prayer Garden or from making any other changes to the exterior of the buildings.  

At issue in this hearing is whether the Court will make the Restraining Order a Permanent Order, which will prevent True North from destroying the Chinese elements at the Center or whether the judge will lift his September order and allow True North to continue its planned demolition of the Chinese Cultural Center.

The hearing will begin at 9:30 AM in Maricopa County Superior Court.   The fate of the cultural center is in the balance.

Who:  Szechwan Palace Restaurant, Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center and Garden

What:  TRO Hearing Chinese Cultural Center, Szechwan Palace Restaurant v. True North, 668 North, David and Gemma Tedesco

When: 9:30 AM, Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

Where:  Maricopa County Superior Court, Judge Randall Warner’s Court, Room 912 on the 9th Floor of the East Court Building, 101 W Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85003

For further information: 480-758-2863